First Aid at Work
for Forestry & Arborists


This course will give learners the knowledge, skills and confidence to look after an adult who suddenly becomes injured or unwell in a forestry setting, or whilst working with trees.

It enables people to be a first aider in a 'low risk' workplace, in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. It also meets the requirements of the Forestry Commission First Aid at Work Policy.

Topics on the course include environmental risks, including Lyme disease, hypothermia and heat illness. It also includes the recognition and management of catastrophic bleeding, including the use of tourniquets and heamostatic dressings.

This course lasts 8 hours and is available in face-to-face and blended learning formats.


• Roles and responsibilities
• Incident management
• Casualty assessment
• Cardiac arrest - CPR and defibrillation
• Unconscious casualty
• Choking
• External bleeding
• Shock
• Minor Injuries
• Catastrophic bleeding
• Lyme disease
• Hypothermia and heat illness
• Crush injuries

Course Options

We're currently supporting organisations affected by COVID-19 with 40% off* all courses.

*Terms apply



40% off = £297

for up to 12 learners

• 1 day
• Face-to-face
• Date and times to suit you
• Weekend dates available
• Delivered at your venue
• Book and lanyard pp


• External venue*
• Delivered in 1/2 day sessions**
• Non-consecutive days

* charged at cost price
** may attract an additional fee


• Level 3 Award in EFAW
• Additional fee of £5.70 pp

• Level 3 Award in Forestry First Aid
• Additional fee of £5.70 pp

• Must be completed in 3 weeks
• Learners must be 14 years old



40% off = £237

for up to 12 learners

• 4 hours eLearning
• Half day face-to-face
• Book and lanyard pp


• Works on any device
• Complete any time or place
• Variety of interactive activities
• Group progress reports


• Date and times to suit you
• Weekend dates available
• Delivered at your venue
• Alternative venue option*

* charged at cost price


not available

Due to the nature of this course, it is not available as eLearning.

Why book with us?

  • Everything is 'custom-isable'!

  • Face-to-face, blended and online options

  • Designed and delivered by real experts

  • Evening and weekend sessions available

  • Interactive, practical and enjoyable

  • Consistently outstanding feedback

  • eCertificates, valid for 3 years

  • Responsive customer service

  • Great training and great value

  • 20% new customer discount

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